Guwahati (Assam), Dec 6 : A Superintendent of Police (SP) has been charged under the POCSO Act for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage daughter of another senior police officer on new year’s eve .
Confirming the incident Commissioner of Police told news agency ANI that a case was registered under section 10 of POSCO against the senior police officer.
According to reports ,the SP threw the party on December 31 where a senior lady police official went with her teenage daughter.
Sources said that IPS officer allegedly sexually harassed the teenager in an inebriated condition inside a room of his official residence .
According to highly placed police sources, the girl’s mother, who is a senior Assam Police Services officer, lodged a complaint along with her daughter at the All Women Police Station and a case was registered on January 3 under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act,
According to information available ,the girl’s statement has already been recorded but whether the SP has been questioned is not yet known .
At the Crime & Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) website, the status of the FIR has been blocked with a message, “Case considered to be sensitive, cannot be displayed.”
CCTNS is a project of the central government for creating a comprehensive and integrated system for effective policing through e-governance.
Phone calls made to the SP and the lady officer remained unanswered.
( With agency inputs)